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Surprising Press Freedom Rankings

By Martin W. Lewis | April 3, 2012 |

Reporters Without Borders Press Freedom Index for 2012 shows some interesting patterns. Overall, press freedom—according to the measurements employed—does not correlate well with levels of economic or social development. Southeast Asia, for example, is depicted as much more restrictive than sub-Saharan Africa, a much poorer region. The only two Southeast Asian countries that make the middle category, Cambodia and Timor …

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